Civil War Blunders

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John F. Blair, Publisher, 1997 - History - 328 pages
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A look at human errors, foibles, and shortcomings that caused blunders and comical mistakes during the war
 

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Contents

Preface
1815
A Perfumed Letter Almost Starts the
1821
The Union Abandons Gosport Navy Yard
1827
Shanks Evans and His Fellow Drunken Generals
1834
Sudden Bold Forward Determined War Balls BluffStyle
1840
The Death of FeliX Zollicoffer
1850
The Baptism of Colonel Zebulon Vance
1856
Female Soldiers
1782
How Stovepipe Johnson Got His Name
1791
The SouthernTalking Colonel of the Eighth New York
1801
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